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In The Curve: Monitoring Rising Carbon Emissions

  • Published: Feb 28th, 2011

How we know carbon dioxide in the atmosphere is increasing — and it's our bad.

Can We Trust Climate Models? Increasingly, The Answer is ‘Yes’

  • Published: Jan 31st, 2011

Scientists are becoming more adept at projecting climate conditions using advances in computer modeling techniques.

How Will We Know if 2010 Was the Warmest Year on Record?

  • Published: Dec 21st, 2010

Researchers using different techniques have arrived at a similar conclusion: 2010 was a remarkably warm year. But did it set a new record?

Climate Clippings: Lawsuits, the ‘Climate Gap,’ and a Better Drive

  • Published: Oct 4th, 2010

Courts could break stalemate on climate talks, California climate bill veto, and LED lamps make for easier driving in a Dutch tunnel.